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S.2037: Critical Access Hospital Relief Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Pat Roberts, R-Kan.
Total Cosponsors 32 (16 Democrats, 1 Independent, 15 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 24, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 24, 2014
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Bill Summary

Critical Access Hospital Relief Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the 96-hour physician certification requirement for inpatient critical access hospital services under which a physician must certify that a patient may reasonably be expected to be discharged or transferred to a hospital within 96 hours after admission to the critical access hospital.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 24, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.